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The Gaping Skills Gap in Advanced Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel  
2/12/2016   (1) comment
A panel session on the advanced manufacturing workforce at the Pacific Design and Manufacturing show in Anaheim this week revealed a major skills gap.
Automotive Tech Advances Cast a Wide Net for Semiconductor Growth
Lisa Ann Cairns  
2/11/2016   Post a comment
Although the momentum for “driverless cars” has been gaining speed, there are many initial tech challenges to overcome. Meanwhile, the path towards autonomous vehicles is presenting healthy and sustainable competition for a wide set of companies along the semiconductor and electronics supply chain.
What Does Auto Industry Want from 5G?
Junko Yoshida  
2/10/2016   Post a comment
Although the cellular industry is busy pitching a yet-to-be-defined fifth-generation (5G) cellular standard as all things to all people (and all industries) including cars, carmakers' actual readiness for 5G is entirely another story.
19 Views of ISSCC
Rick Merritt  
2/9/2016   Post a comment
Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
Picking up Good Vibrations: Artificial Trees Harvest Energy
Peter Clarke  
2/8/2016   Post a comment
Researchers from the University of Ohio have shown that tree-like structures made with electromechanical materials are suitable for converting winds or structural vibrations into electricity.
Leverage Video to Engage & Teach New Technology
Puga Sankara  
2/5/2016   Post a comment
Dry and monotonous user manuals are too boring to engage the average worker. Getting employees up to speed through the use of video is a better option.
European Commission Moves to Protect IP in Supply Chains
Craig Moss  
2/2/2016   Post a comment
The European Commission has launched a new initiative to address IP protection in responsible supply chains.
5 Ways IPS Can Impact Warehouse Operations
Christian Lundquist  
2/1/2016   (1) comment
Companies that focus on logistics and warehouse management perpetually search for better ways of increasing productivity, cutting costs, and improving safety for both workers and goods.
Graphene-Based Inks Empowers High-Speed Manufacturing of Printed Electronics
Susan Fourtané  
1/28/2016   Post a comment
A low-cost, high-speed method for printing graphene inks and other conductive materials unveiled by University of Cambridge researchers could open up a wide range of applications including inexpensive printed electronics, intelligent packaging, and disposable sensors.
Lessons Learned from Award-Winning Manufacturers
Ariella Brown  
1/26/2016   Post a comment
Industry awards are a nod to great practice--and hopefully an inspiration to others.
Counting the High Cost of Doing Nothing
Frank Cavallaro  
1/26/2016   Post a comment
Many companies mistakenly believe holding off on investments equals saving money when, in fact, it can become a costly strategy down the line.
WTO Tariff Removal Makes Electronics, IT Cheaper
Logical Link  
1/25/2016   Post a comment
The WTO agreed to remove tariffs from an additional 201 IT products during its December 2015 Tenth Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
Apple Intros Macs with “1984” Ad, January 22, 1984
Suzanne Deffree  
1/22/2016   Post a comment
On this day in tech history, Apple premiered its “1984” commercial to a mass audience introducing Macintosh computers.
Keeping Drones in Check
Brian Dipert  
1/21/2016   Post a comment
The fundamental question with drones, as with plenty of past innovations, is how to keep technology from slipping out of control.
UPS: 3D Printing Maps Out A New Future
Curtis Franklin Jr  
1/13/2016   Post a comment
UPS is embracing 3D printing as part of the future of logistics. Here's how the logistics company is using technology and some key partnerships to map out a new future for its supply chain.
5 Cool Green Technologies at CES 2016
Elizabeth Montalbano  
1/12/2016   Post a comment
CES 2016, the annual technology confab, featured some interesting new offerings on the green technology scene.
Supply Chain Managers: Use Certified Products in Your Supply Chain
George Japak  
1/7/2016   Post a comment
As the supply chain becomes more interconnected due to IoT technologies, it’s vital to manage these risks to maintain brand value and product quality. Certified products are a great place to start.
Windows to Success: 5 Suggestions for Improving Supply Chain Visibility
Aaron Continelli  
1/6/2016   (3) comments
Supply chain visibility provides actionable information to allow consumer electronics companies that let them work toward improved forecasting, and higher customer satisfaction.
EBN's Top 10 Supply Chain Stories for 2015
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/5/2016   (1) comment
Last year, best practices around procurement, logistics, sustainability, compliance, and more are hot topics of conversation industry wide. Will 2016 be any different?
EBN's 2015 Top 10 Electronics Industry Slideshows
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/4/2016   Post a comment
The electronics supply chain has had an exciting year--and EBN was in the thick of it. Take a look at these ten winning slideshows that review, in pictures, great gains in technology, products, and supply chain practices.
8 Predictions for 2016
Rick Merritt  
1/4/2016   (1) comment
It’s been a long, busy year and my crystal ball is flashing me warnings that its battery is almost spent, so take these few blurry visions for what they’re worth.
Calculating the ROI of Your WMS
Eric Allais  
1/4/2016   (1) comment
Getting a positive ROI from a new WMS installation takes less time than distributors usually assume and the new system will continue to produce new improvements long after implementation.
5 Measurable Benefits that WMS Delivers
Eric Allais  
12/28/2015   (1) comment
At its core, a warehouse management system (WMS) is a tool for improving a warehouse’s ROI through improved customer service. The five key benefits of a WMS are inventory management, workforce productivity, customer satisfaction, efficient use of space and more intelligent material handling equipment.
Reverse Logistics: Data in the Details
John Boucher  
12/23/2015   (1) comment
Visibility into your organization’s reverse logistics pipeline can present many added value opportunities that assist in improving your bottom line.
Leaders Explore the Trade-Offs in Successful European Supply Chain Networks
Erik Diks  
12/22/2015   (1) comment
Supply chain and distribution costs vary significantly by product type and industry, a Chainalytics' study found. .
VR Ride Pumped Me Up
Rick Merritt  
12/18/2015   Post a comment
A drive, ride and fly through virtual reality courtesy of a new peripheral from startup Virzoom reaffirms that VR world will someday be vast.
'Tis the Season to Party
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/18/2015   Post a comment
Technology companies may be a step ahead in planning holiday get togethers--there's a lot of cool mobile apps to make the job easy.
iPad Pro Not Ready for Supply Chain Prime Time
Puga Sankara  
12/17/2015   Post a comment
The Apple iPad Pro is cool, but it will need to evolve to be a solid supply chain and warehouse tool.
Making Interstate Safe for Cap’n Crunch
Junko Yoshida  
12/15/2015   Post a comment
Startup Nauto plans to announce at CES 2016 a device based on cameras coupled with smart computer-vision algorithms to retrofit cars with driver-assistance technology that sets the stage for full autonomy.
Scope, Not Scale, Drives Freescale/NXP Nuptials
Junko Yoshida  
12/8/2015   Post a comment
As NXP and Freescale completed a merger Monday, NXP CEO Rick Clemmer declined to answer a question about the number of layoffs likely to ensue. The CEO said he won’t yet know absolute numbers for a few months.
Nearshoring Presents New Challenges for Transportation Industry
Mike Maris  
12/7/2015   Post a comment
Bringing manufacturing closer to home yeilds benefits but also creates logistical challenges.
IPSO Alliance Identifies IoT Innovators with Challenge Finalists
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/3/2015   Post a comment
The IPSO Challenge asked inventors and designers to look for new and innovative ways to use IoT technology to solve real-world problems.
Hot Technologies: Looking Ahead to 2016
Suzanne Deffree  
12/3/2015   Post a comment
EDN, EBN, and EE Times editors explore some of the hot technologies in 2016 that will shape next year’s technology trends and beyond.
If You're Hesitant to Adopt an ERP System, You’re Not Alone
Aaron Continelli  
12/3/2015   Post a comment
The potential cost and complexity of ERP has some OEMs running scared. However, the concern is overblown.
Labeling Improves Automotive Supply Chain
Harold Desjarlais  
12/2/2015   Post a comment
As the design and manufacture of cars gets more complex, so does the automotive supply chain. Fortunately, labeling can help.
Making Factories Run Better with 3D Printing
Ariella Brown  
12/2/2015   Post a comment
In the electronics industry, we talk about making 3D printers, but applying to technology to the manufacturing floor has the potential to yield excellent results as well.
Technology Tackling Climate Change
R. Colin Johnson  
12/1/2015   Post a comment
We can still beat greenhouse warming climate change by adopting carbon-free electrical power generation and zero-emission vehicles.
Ready for the Holidays? Tips for Supply Chain Success
Donna Fritz  
12/1/2015   (1) comment
Preparing supply chain operations for the holiday can seem daunting, but the sooner companies implement some proven best practices, the more strategic value they can add the organization -- and avoid a potentially costly meltdown during the most wonderful time of the year.
Operations or IT: Don't Pick a Side
Puga Sankara  
11/25/2015   Post a comment
When operations and IT partner together seamlessly, it can translate into huge supply chain efficiency and savings for an organization.
Imagining the Digital Supply Chain
Logical Link  
11/23/2015   Post a comment
New technologies, advanced analytics, robotics, and visualization help pivot companies towards digital supply chain processes.
Big Data & Supply Chain: Lessons from the Wilderness
Suhas Marathe  
11/20/2015   Post a comment
As we explore the newest wilderness of big data, there are lessons to be learned from the pioneers of America's earliest history.
Why Japan Hasn't Led IoT
Junko Yoshida  
11/19/2015   Post a comment
During his keynote speech at the Embedded/IoT Technology conference, Ken Sakamura, creator of TRON, Japan’s home-grown RTOS, blasted Japanese embedded designers for their inability to lead the Internet of Things on the world stage.
Mini-MBA Focuses on IoT Impact on Supply Chain
Susan Fourtané  
11/19/2015   Post a comment
Value supply chains are looking for qualified talent with knowledge on today's organizational structure, the latest technological developments, and processes that will shape the next-generation supply chain. Rutgers Business School Executive Education new Mini-MBA aims to provide those skills.
5G Challenges Call for Startups
Rick Merritt  
11/18/2015   Post a comment
A pioneer of MIMO antenna technology gave his opinions on the challenges developing a 5G cellular standard and called for startups to attack them.
IoT Analytics Brings Unprecedented Triage to Supply Chain
Puneet Pandit  
11/17/2015   Post a comment
Innovative supply chain managers are leveraging real time analysis to improve customer service, reduce the cost of that service, improve inventory control, and even identify new services with a potential to increase revenue.
Tried & True: 5 Benefits of an Effective ERP System
Aaron Continelli  
11/17/2015   Post a comment
ERP solutions are a one-stop shop for the savvy business owner, offering crucial insights into every aspect of a business’s operation. Here's a list of the top benefits.
Is Detroit Dead Meat?
Junko Yoshida  
11/16/2015   Post a comment
Calling Detroit’s auto industry ‘dead meat’ presumes that car OEMs lack the skills to develop software-centric cars. I don’t disagree. But any conclusion that requires an almost blind faith in Google and Apple makes me leery.
Doctors Raise Skepticism About Usefulness of Wearable Medtech
Elizabeth Montalbano  
11/12/2015   Post a comment
Some physicians are beginning to voice their doubts about the usefulness of wearable medical devices beyond being mere gimmicks or convenient Christmas presents.
Ensure Your Supply Chain Can Weather the Storm
Evan Puzey  
11/12/2015   Post a comment
For supply chain and transportation experts, weather is top of mind as they work to anticipate potential pitfalls. Technology, visibility, and transportation management solutions have a vital role to play in that preparation.
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to the Future
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/12/2015   Post a comment
Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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